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Twims Sun 07-Sep-08 11:46:35

Now before you start laughing let me tell you I'm not 100% sold on this name but last night I had a dream and I had a baby boy who for reasons unclear I called Ammadaeus hmm blush I am neither pregnant or thinking about getting pregnant so don't know where the whole baby thing came for. But I do have some questions.

1. Do you think it goes with the surname Wilson?

2. Will the child be mercifully bullied due to its name blush

Bronze Sun 07-Sep-08 11:48:00

What would you call him for short. I think you would have to give him an everyday shortening.

RubySlippers Sun 07-Sep-08 11:48:46

1. no

2. most probably

SoupDragon Sun 07-Sep-08 11:48:52

1) no
2) probably

SoupDragon Sun 07-Sep-08 11:49:02

lulumama Sun 07-Sep-08 11:49:45

amadeaus? like mozart?

i think it would be dreadfully poncey and difficult to shorten

no, amadeus wilson sound crap

yes he will be bullied


RubySlippers Sun 07-Sep-08 11:50:06


MaryAnnSingleton Sun 07-Sep-08 11:50:19

I'd spell it the usual way if I were to use it (as in Mozart)

DumbledoresGirl Sun 07-Sep-08 11:50:38

It is spelt Amadeus.

I love it as a name, but I would never use it. Maybe save it for a much loved dog?

Dragonbutter Sun 07-Sep-08 11:51:25

sounds like a crappy aberdeen nightclub.

I have an uncle with a name very similar to Amadeus and he is a lying twat so no, big thumbs down from me.

Twims Sun 07-Sep-08 11:57:13

See I can't even spell my poor child's name grin

FabioBadAssCat Sun 07-Sep-08 11:59:55

I immediately thought of this

In answer to your questions

b)yes, it's already started and the poor sod isn't even born yet
c)call next ds John

PuppyMonkey Sun 07-Sep-08 12:02:01

If he's thick as two short planks and looks like Phil Mitchell when he gets older... it might be a problem...

3andnomore Sun 07-Sep-08 12:02:58

Amadeus definitely better for a dog or cat....
nono for a

anyway, as for dreams...we had decided to stay with one child, and then I had a dream...I dreamed I had a Babygirl and I would call her Luka ....well...that amde em broody and 2 years later we did have another child....twas a boy and not called Luka...had anotehr child after that and a boy again and not a Luka....however, had either of them be a girl, Luka was never a name I considered for a girl...they would either have been called Lina or Anoushka or favourites at the time...

3andnomore Sun 07-Sep-08 12:04:46

oh Fabio...that dreadful song by that dreadful Falco...

Twims Sun 07-Sep-08 13:22:58

"If he's thick as two short planks and looks like Phil Mitchell when he gets older... it might be a problem... "

But he will be gorgeous and intelligent and wonderful and a PFB grin

unknownrebelbang Sun 07-Sep-08 13:24:15

Rock me.

unknownrebelbang Sun 07-Sep-08 13:24:53

I see Fabio beat me.

BellaBear Sun 07-Sep-08 13:27:37

I know someone who has Amadeus as a middle name. It did get him teased at school. But then again, most people didn't believe it was true!

StayFrosty Sun 07-Sep-08 13:27:46

Give him it as a middle name if you must, but spell it proper like grin

Overmydeadbody Sun 07-Sep-08 13:29:22

oooh lovely

StayFrosty Sun 07-Sep-08 13:29:55

btw, I know how powerful dreams are, my nephew is named Archie because my dad dreamt my sister had a little boy called Archie.

Blandmum Sun 07-Sep-08 13:32:24

It isn't spelled with two ms

He would be bullied. It sounds faintly mad with wilson as a surname

StayFrosty Sun 07-Sep-08 13:38:02

It sounds like a Harry Potter name. Whether that is a good thing or a bad thing is individual choice imo wink OP, you are being jumped on a bit, tight on you, as I have said I would not choose it, but it is not the barmiest name I have seen mooted on here tbh.

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